Back Story: Medical & Acting Students Working Together

In addition to anatomy and pharmacology, medical students must learn how to communicate with the people who show up in their examining rooms. UGA drama students are helping out by “playing” real patients and engaging the first year MCG-UGA Partnership students in simulated doctor-patient interactions.

Yanli Liu

Yanli Liu

Yanli Liu is now pursuing her journalism career in Beijing, China. Before coming to UGA, she earned a B.S. in biology at Wuhan University and an M.S. in molecular biology from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Her thesis research focused on neural stem cells. At UGA, videos she made as an HMJ student were also used by the Department of Theater and Film Studies and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

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